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Recherche des antiquitez et noblesse de Flandres...

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Recherche des antiquitez et noblesse de Flandres [...]. Douai Wid. M. Wyon [= Marie Vanderpiet] 1631 2 parts with continued pagination in 1 vol. folio: [20, front. incl.]-1/330-[8]-331/1009-[3]-20 pp.; 2 pl. (tear in 3Y4 touching the text, corner of 5H4 repaired touching some letters, 2 pp. before the tables erroneously bound after the tables and pasted togheter). Contemp. mottled calf, gilt-orn. spine with raised bands, marbled edges. Good copy. First edition of this genealogical work on Flanders by P. de L'Espinoy (1552-1633). Engr. ill.: front. by M. Baes, coat of arms of the Archduchess Isabel, rare fold. plate by Maes showing the Counts of Flanders, part-title in portico, 1 full-page pl. showing the Virgin of Ghent, 1 full-page plate showing the coat of arms of the author and +/- 1,000 coats of arms in-text (54 copper-engr.). Title in red & black with printer's mark. Ref. Saffroy 22284. - BB III:863:L-662. - Labarre 1803. Prov. Mod. arm. bookpl. - Robert van den Berghe (ms. entry on flyleaf). - echevin de la keure de gand 1621" (ms. entry on title).